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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)?

The company in question is, Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) currently with a stock price of 14.18 (-2.74% today). The market cap for Marathon Oil Corporation is 12178.92, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Independent Oil & Gas industry. The target price for Marathon Oil Corporation is 18.16. Currently Marathon Oil Corporation is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of *TBA. Average volume for Marathon Oil Corporation is 17066.03 and so far today it is 13306700.

Performance in the last year for Marathon Oil Corporation has been -25.15%. For EPS growth, Marathon Oil Corporation has seen a growth of -329.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 82.70%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -26.40% over the last five years and could be *TBA for the next five years. Marathon Oil Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -34.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 64.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is -6.68%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 12.51%.

Since the IPO date for Marathon Oil Corporation on the 1/2/1970, Marathon Oil Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 14.28%. With Marathon Oil Corporation trading at 14.18, the dividend yield is 1.41%, and the EPS is -3.04.

So could Marathon Oil Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 2.72 and the P/B is at 0.63. The P/cash is *TBA, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Marathon Oil Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.7, and the quick ratio is 2.5. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.38, and total debt/equity at 0.38.

In terms of margins, Marathon Oil Corporation has a gross margin of 59.70%, an operating margin of -61.10% and a profit margin of -47.30%.Payout ratio for Marathon Oil Corporation is *TBA. Return on assets come to -6.40% with return on investment coming to -7.50%.

Insider ownership for Marathon Oil Corporation, is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 82.20%. Outstanding shares are at 858.88. While shares float is 844.43. The float short is currently 6.74%, and short ratio is 3.34.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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